"A Chart of the Straits of Magellan. Inlarged from the Chart Published at Madrid in 1769 by Don Juan de la Cruz Cano y Olmedilla…", Jefferys/Sayer & Bennett
Subject: South America - Southern
Period: 1775 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
27 x 20 inches
68.6 x 50.8 cm
This is one of the period's best charts of the important and treacherous Straits of Magellan with a large inset map of Magellania with the Falkland’s Islands. Thomas Jefferys compiled this map from the observations and surveys of Olmedilla, Byron, Wallis, Carteret and Bougainville.
Printed on sturdy paper with original outline color. Some minor stains, 2 tiny holes and some soft creases.